FGH Spirit of Women joins others in hosting grief workshop

("Live, Laugh, Love Again after Loss" takes place October 16 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center, located at 723 Main Street.  Call 601-288-4968 to register.  More details in this press release submitted to WDAM7.)

Forrest General's Spirit of Women, Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services, and Grieving Parents Support Group of Hattiesburg will present Live, Laugh, Love Again after Loss featuring Christina Rasmussen, bestselling author, speaker and philanthropist on crusade to change the way we live after loss. Whether a person is struggling with the loss of a loved one through death or divorce, the loss of a job, or the loss of a home due to fire or disaster, it is important to find the hope and strength to move through that grief.

The event will take place on Sunday, October 16, from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center, 723 Main Street, in Hattiesburg.

There will be a brief talk followed by an extended question and answer session. Her book, Second Firsts: Live, Laugh, and Love Again, will be available for purchase.

Debbie Sanford, Forrest General Hospital's Chief Behavioral Health and Addiction Services Officer said, "Pine Grove is proud to partner with Spirit of Women and the Grieving Parents Support Group to present Live, Laugh, Love Again after Loss. We understand the profound impact grief and loss have on families, and the importance of a strong support network. We sincerely hope this program and Christina Rasmussen's message will help people in our community who are dealing with a loss."

Admission for the event is free, but registration is required. To register, go to forrestgeneral.com/live, or for more information, call Spirit of Women, Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m., at 601-288-4968.